How to Build Your Own Bentwood Chair is an introductory guide for those who want to master the art of rustic furniture making and learn how to sell their creations, either as a hobby or full time business. This book covers environmentally safe ways to collect material, economical ways to collect tools, and simple methods to set up a workshop. It gives detailed instructions with images for building a bentwood chair as well as general tips that are helpful for any rustic furniture project, including finishes and maintenance.
The skills learned from this book can be applied to many rustic furniture projects, whether it be chairs, love seats, plant stands, benches, arbors, garden furniture, beds, or household furniture.
How to Build Your Own Bentwood Chair has two chapters dedicated to those who may want to earn part or full-time income through their new-found skills.
Wallace Eadie is married and has three grown children. He worked for several years as a Probation Officer in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada. During that time, he began building rustic furniture as a hobby, which developed into a part-time, and eventually a full-time business with his son, Jordan. He now has 16 years experience building bentwood and log furniture including giving instructional classes. His furniture can be found in ski resorts, hotels, bed and breakfast establishments, and private homes across western Canada.